Urban Wildlife

Puppy Hit by Car Needs A New Home

Puppy Hit by Car Needs A New Home

Duke has been through a lot recently, he was hit by car, breaking two of his little legs, but Duke’s a survivor.

A good Samaritan found Duke laying on the side of the road, apparently the car that hit him didn’t bother to stop.

FOJAB Presents Kuranda Beds to Beaches Shelters

Friends of Jacksonville Animals’ new Beaches chapter (FOJAB) will be presenting Kuranda beds for dog runs to animal shelters for the three beaches cities. Each shelter will receive two large and two small/medium beds.

Ant-Filled Yards Pose a Danger

Ant-Filled Yards Pose a Danger

With summer here and Jacksonville’s current dry spell, fire and pavement ants become a nuisance to gardeners, and even a danger to humans.

It doesn’t take long for ants to take over your lawn and claim residency in a home or business. Experts recommend treating fire and pavement ants as soon as they are spotted.

Missing cats and visible traps

Sixth Avenue North in Jacksonville Beach tends to be a quiet street with close neighbors and a slue of friendly cats. But when a few residents started to notice some of their cats had gone missing, they began fearing the worst.

FWC Extends Alligator-Hunting Hours

At its meeting in St. Augustine Wednesday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) adopted a rule change that provides approximately four additional hours of daylight hunting to the state’s recreational alligator hunting season. The change will be in effect for this year’s season: Aug. 15 – Nov. 1.

Jacksonville Humane Society Reminds People to Protect Pets from Summer Heat

The Jacksonville Humane Society (JHS) is urging people to keep their pets safe from the summer heat.  The animal adoption and education center offers five tips to protect pets from the summer sun and high temperatures.